Archive: 1/12/2006

Hold the Phone

A new law taking effect in North Carolina today (Dec. 1) is putting the brakes on cell phone use by teen drivers. But do teenagers yapping on the phone behind the wheel pose a bigger safety risk than other phone-wielding ...

dateDec 01, 2006 in Other
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Multicenter study looks at colon polyps

According to a University of Pittsburgh-led study published in the December issue of Gastroenterology, medium-sized polyps found in the colon with flexible sigmoidoscopy and subsequently evaluated by full colonoscopy are ...

dateDec 01, 2006 in Medical research
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A New Paradigm for Lunar Orbits

It's 2015. You're NASA's chief engineer designing a moonbase for Shackleton Crater at the Moon's south pole. You're also designing a com-system that will allow astronauts constant radio contact with Earth.

dateDec 01, 2006 in Space Exploration
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Out-of-this-world cuisine

A French master chef has taken his meals to a new location this week. London? Tokyo? New York? Not far enough for Alain Ducasse. Last Sunday his meals were served to the astronauts living on board the International Space ...

dateDec 01, 2006 in Space Exploration
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